Brasileirão round-up: Corinthians beat Atlético-MG, Sport defeat Santos
Brasileirão: Round 21
Corinthians 1-0 Atlético Mineiro
Atlético Mineiro still remain top of the Campeonato Brasileiro despite suffering a 1-0 loss at Corinthians on Sunday.
The Copa Libertadores winners won the game at the Pacaembu thanks to Paulo André, who headed in Douglas' corner just after the hour mark.
Both sides also found themselves down to ten men during the second half, with Corinthians striker Emerson recieving his second yellow card in the 77th minute, before Atlético's left-back Junior Cesar was also given a second yellow just before the final whistle.
Internacional 4-1 Flamengo
Internacional came from behind to thrash Flamengo 4-1 in Porto Alegre.
Vagner Love gave the visitors the lead in the 14th minute, before former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan scored his first goal for Inter in the 28th minute to level proceedings.
Fernandão's side then got themselves in front just before half time thanks to Josimar's close range finish, and midway through the second half, Forlan got his name on the score sheet again to make it 3-1.
Sixteen minutes from time, Leandro Damião, who was heavily linked with Tottenham Hotspur during the summer transfer window, headed in Fabricio's cross to ensure victory for Internacional.
Bahia 1-0 São Paulo
Gabriel's sensational solo effort in the 70th minute helped Bahia defeat São Paulo in Salvador.
The result means the Tricolor de Aço now occupy fifteenth position in the Brasileirão, while São Paulo remain in fifth place.
Sport Recife 2-1 Santos
Without Neymar and Paulo Henrique Ganso, Santos suffered a 2-1 defeat at Sport Recife.
Hugo snuck in at the back post to head the hosts into the lead in the 3rd minute, before Felipe Azevedo made it 2-0 nine minutes before the interval.
Former Atletico Mineiro striker Andre grabbed one back for Santos six minutes into the second half but it proved to be no more than a mere consolation goal.
Botafogo 2–0 Coritiba
Botafogo's chances of qualifying for the next seasons Copa Libertadores are still alive following a 2-0 victory against Coritiba at the Engenhão.
Elkeson headed the Rio de Janeiro side into the lead in the 14th minute, before Nicolas Lodeiro slid in at the front post to guide home Fellype Gabriel's cross fourteen minute later.
The result means Botafogo remain in eighth, seven points behind fourth-placed Grêmio, while Coritiba continue to occupy sixteenth spot.
Ponte Preta 3-1 Atlético Goianiense
Ponte Preta came from a goal behind to beat Atlético Goianiense 3-1 in Campinas.
Diego Giaretta gave the visitors the lead in the 8th minute, but Giancarlo equalised just before the hour mark.
Not long after Ferron headed in Marcinho's free kick to make it 2-1 to Ponte, and then Cleber put the game to bed six minutes before the final whistle.
The game did also see a sending off right before the end, with Atlético's Marcos receiving a straight red card for taking out Luan from behind.
Cruzeiro 3-0 Náutico
Sixth-placed Cruzeiro cruised to a 3-0 victory against tenth-placed Náutico in Minas Gerias.
The Raposa's goals came from Borges (74'), Elber (86') and Wellington Paulista (90').
Figueirense 2x2 Fluminense
Vasco 2x0 Portuguesa
Palmeiras 0x0 Grêmio